Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 73 results

Evolution during seed production for ecological restoration? A molecular analysis of 19 species finds only minor genomic changes.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Conrady, M. & Lampei, C. & Bossdorf, O. & Durka, W. & Bucharova, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A growing number of restoration projects require large amounts of seeds. As harvesting natural populations cannot cover the demand, wild plants are of...

Read more

Assessing genetic risk in revegetation.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Byrne, M. & Stone, L. & Millar, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Revegetation can provide major environmental benefits in degraded landscapes, but there is also potential for negative impacts from genetic change in ...

Read more

Genetic considerations for provenance choice of native trees under climate change in England.

Published online: 14 Aug 2019

Authors: Whittet, R. & Cavers, S. & Ennos, R. & Cottrell, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report begins by describing three major modes of anticipated environmental change and their impacts on forests in England: (i) directional change...

Read more

Bringing together approaches to reporting on within species genetic diversity.

Published online: 08 Sep 2022

Authors: O'Brien, D. & Laikre, L. & Hoban, S. & Bruford, M. W. & Ekblom, R. & Fischer, M. C. & Hall, J. & Hvilsom, C. & Hollingsworth, P. M. & Kershaw, F. & Mittan, C. S. & Mukassabi, T. A. & Ogden, R. & Segelbacher, G. & Shaw, R. E. & Vernesi, C. & MacDonald, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Genetic diversity is one of the three main levels of biodiversity recognised in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Fundamental for species ...

Read more

Clarifying climate change adaptation responses for scattered trees in modified landscapes.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Breed, M. F. & Ottewell, K. M. & Gardner, M. G. & Lowe, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many studies have investigated adaptation to climate change. However, the term 'adaptation' has been used ambiguously and sometimes included parts of ...

Read more

Evolution of plant materials for ecological restoration: insights from the applied and basic literature.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Espeland, E. K. & Emery, N. C. & Mercer, K. L. & Woolbright, S. A. & Kettenring, K. M. & Gepts, P. & Etterson, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration is normally conducted with the goal of creating plant populations that establish, survive, successfully reproduce, contribute to ecosystem...

Read more

Climate-resilient seed systems & access and benefit-sharing in Rwanda.

Published online: 10 Oct 2018

Authors: Gapusi, J. R. & Otieno, G.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study is part of the Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) programme's action learning theme on matching global commitments with national rea...

Read more

Genetic areas of Lenga and Ñire in Argentina and their application in the conservation and management of forest resources.

Published online: 29 Nov 2018

Authors: Soliani, C. & Umaña, F. & Mondino, V. & Thomas, E. & Pastorino, M. & Gallo, L. & Marchelli, P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The Lenga and the Ñire are the native species of the Patagonian Andean forests that 'paint red' the otonal slopes, forming that typical landscape that...

Read more

The importance of species selection and seed sourcing in forest restoration for enhancing adaptive capacity to climate change: Colombian tropical dry forest as a model.

Published online: 21 Feb 2018

Authors: Thomas, E. & Alcazar, C. & Moscoso H., L. G. & Vasquez, A. & Fernando Osorio, L. & Salgado-Negret, B. & Gonzalez, M. & Parra-Quijano, M. & Bozzano, M. & Loo, J. & Jalonen, R. & Ramirez, W.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Forest restoration projects can derive great benefit from integrating climate modeling, functional trait analysis and genetic considerations in the se...

Read more

Genetically modified crops and hybridization with wild relatives: a UK perspective.

Published online: 29 Jun 1995

Authors: Raybould, A. F. & Gray, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has been suggested that genetic modification could lead to crops with enhanced invasiveness and persistence. These new genotypes could invade natur...

Read more